Press Releases

Press Releases

ACTION ALERT MUSEUMS MUST BE INCLUDED

April 9, 2020

Valdez, Alaska, April 9, 2020 – The Valdez Museum along with the nation’s museum community is facing an existential threat from the closures required to address the COVID-19 pandemic. Addressing this threat requires decisive action from the U.S. Congress beyond that contained in legislation enacted last month. Most museums anticipate closures and reduced visitorship through…

COVID-19 MESSAGE FROM THE VALDEZ MUSEUM

March 18, 2020

Valdez, Alaska, March 18, 2020 – As we transition from winter to spring, with glorious views of the snow covered peaks surrounding us, we also see the effects of a global pandemic unfolding both within and beyond our small community. Its impact is felt everywhere, including with present and future operations of the Valdez Museum &…

PUBLIC NOTICE DEACCESSION

March 6, 2020

PUBLIC NOTICE Valdez, Alaska, March 6, 2020 – The Valdez Museum and Historical Association, Inc. (VMHA) has identified 100 item sets to deaccession from the Valdez Museum collection, as defined in AS 14.57.050. An itemized list can be downloaded here: Deaccession List. All items are believed to have been in the possession of VMHA for…

Join Now! 2020 Membership Drive

March 1, 2020

Valdez, Alaska, March 10, 2020 – You Belong is the theme of our 2020 Membership Drive, because when you belong to the Valdez Museum new doors open for you, your family and friends to learn about the rich history and culture of our region. The 2020 Membership Drive was launched in mid-February and has already…

PUBLIC NOTICE FIC

February 24, 2020

The Valdez Museum and Historical Association, Inc. (VMHA) has classified 108 item sets as Undocumented Property as defined in AS 14.57.210. An itemized list can be downloaded here. All items are believed to have been in the possession of VMHA for at least 7 years as of January 1, 2020. In accordance with Alaska State…